"Our Constitution": An Epitome of Our Laws and System of Government

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Frederick Warne and Company, 1867 - 336 Seiten
 

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Seite 150 - ... forfeit and pay, over and above the value of the fish taken or destroyed (if any,) such sum of money, not exceeding five pounds...
Seite 82 - And whereas it hath been found by experience, that it is inconsistent with the safety and welfare of this Protestant kingdom to be governed by a Popish prince...
Seite 241 - Lastly, the effect of such pardon by the king, is to make the offender a new man; to acquit him of all corporal penalties and forfeitures annexed to that offence for which he obtains his pardon ; and not so much to restore his former, as to give him a new credit and capacity...
Seite 80 - That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament.
Seite 227 - A CRIME, or misdemeanor, is an act committed, or omitted, in violation of a public law, either forbidding or commanding it.
Seite 82 - Commons do further pray that it may be enacted, that all and every person and persons that is, are or shall be reconciled to, or shall hold communion with, the See or Church of Rome, or shall profess the popish religion, or shall marry a papist, shall be excluded and be for ever incapable to inherit, possess or enjoy the crown and government of this realm...
Seite 334 - That every Will made by a man or Woman shall be revoked by his or her Marriage (except a Will made in exercise of a Power of Appointment, when the Real or Personal Estate thereby appointed would not in default of Mich Appointment pass to his or her Heir, Customary Heir, Executor, or Administrator, or the Person entitled as his or her next of Kin, under the Statute of Distributions).
Seite 134 - The eleemosynary sort are such as are constituted for the perpetual distribution of the free alms, or bounty, of the founder of them to such persons as he has directed. Of this kind are all hospitals for the maintenance of the poor, sick, and impotent ; and all colleges, both in our universities and out" of them : which colleges, are founded for two purposes ; 1.
Seite 79 - That the pretended power of dispensing with laws or the execution of laws by regal authority as it hath been assumed and exercised of late is illegal.
Seite 81 - I AB do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful and bear true allegiance, to their Majesties King William and Queen Mary: So help me God.

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